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Headword: *dikorrafei=n
Adler number: delta,1102
Translated headword: to lawsuit-stitch
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to sew together lawsuits; to be involved in the jurycourts.
Greek Original:
*dikorrafei=n: di/kas surra/ptein, e)n toi=s dikasthri/ois a)nastre/fesqai.
The (pejorative) headword infinitive occurs in Aristophanes, Clouds 1483 and Birds 1435. (For the etymology cf. generally rho 66.) Same glossing in other lexica (e.g. Photius delta608, and ps.-Zonaras), and see also the scholia to Clouds 1015, Birds 1435, and Plutus [Wealth] 913.
See the LSJ entry at web address 1; for equally pejorative cognates see LSJ s.v. dikorra/pths, dikorrafi/a, dikorra/fos.
For 'to be involved' (a)nastre/fesqai) cf. under alpha 309.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; law; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Marta Steele on 18 April 2005@15:17:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, adjusted link, added keywords) on 18 April 2005@16:07:47.
David Whitehead (modified headword, translation, notes, keywords; cosmetics) on 19 April 2005@02:51:58.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 19 April 2005@13:29:15.
David Whitehead (another note) on 20 April 2005@08:13:55.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 11 July 2012@05:49:32.


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